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Bakhautdin Naqsband Mausoleum

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A place to go and meditate and rest

The entire complex is very clean and so large that it doesn't feel as if there are many people... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Lilly062
,
Sydney
Silent

One of other 6 mausoleums of Saints which has to be visited in Buhara. Prayers are heard and you... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
TheGuest1
,
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
via mobile
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Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The entire complex is very clean and so large that it doesn't feel as if there are many people visiting. The locals feed the ducks, others pray in front of the memorial. Absorb the atmosphere, enjoy people watching and reflect on one's life!

Thank Lilly062
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

One of other 6 mausoleums of Saints which has to be visited in Buhara. Prayers are heard and you feel the presence of something strong.

Thank TheGuest1
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Bakhautdin was a 14th century Sufi mystic and founder of the Naqshbandi order of Sufis. His mausoleum complex grew froma simple tomb over his grave to a 16th century hostel for visiting dervishes, then to a spiritual complex in the 17th century with a mosque...More

Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a mosque, a Sufi hostel, a holy spring, a Zoroastrian shrine, all wrapped into one. This is a must, especially to soak in the beauty of the intricately adored ceiling of the terrace here.

Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Bakhouddin Naksbandi Complex... 12 kms from the Bukhara city is he most sacred place in Bukhara. Bakhouddin 1318-89 one of the famous founders of Sufism and was a spiritual mentor of Amir Timur ..sheikh bakhouddins mother a descendant of Prophet Mohammed and father a craftsman..at...More

Thank Sparkie09
Reviewed 20 June 2016

A taxi ride out of town, but well worth the trip. There is some beautiful tile work and wood carving, and it preserves a spiritual feel

Thank philipsK7729PY
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

A very peaceful place. I really felt so relaxed everywhere in the complex. The charming garden and court yard , the iwans and all.

Thank Iman S
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I was expecting maybe too much, but I found this site to be heavily restored, and many of the architectural pieces are of recent origin. There were many local and other muslim visitors to the Naqshbandi Mausoleum for prayers and blessings, and although I learnt...More

Thank JP1946
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This is the mausoleum of Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari, the founder of one of the largest and most influential Sufi Muslim orders, the Naqshbandi. the memorial site, which became a place of pilgrimage for thousands of locals and foreigners, is located 12 kilometers away from Bukhara....More

3  Thank Mamed A
Reviewed 4 November 2015

What an honor to visit the grave of the founder of one of the largest Sufi orders in the world! Bakhautdin rejected mendicant Sufis and instead insisted, "Dil b Youro, Dast b khor!" (Hearts to God, and hands to labor). He is beloved all over...More

Thank CDMG123
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